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True Crime and Wine: The Eyeball Killer

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

True Crime and Wine: The Eyeball Killer


John Matthews is the only award-winning winemaker who has captured a serial killer. Join John the owner of Cassaro Winery and career law enforcement veteran, for a behind-the-scenes look and first-hand account of his capture of Dallas’ most notorious serial killer- the Eyeball Killer. During this interactive, 90-minute session participants will get to profile along with John and learn the unusual evidence that brought down a serial killer and ended his reign of terror. John’s story has been featured on numerous podcasts and on television networks such as HBO, Discovery, Discovery ID and the Oxygen Network.

WINE – Sonoita Vineyards

Arizona Sunset, a refined blend of French Colombard and Cabernet Sauvignon, unveils an exquisite symphony of flavors. Delight your palate with the vibrant dance of cranberry and green apple notes, gracefully complemented by a subtle hint of sweetness. Best enjoyed under the warm embrace of a summer day, this wine achieves perfection when accompanied by a carefully curated Charcuterie board. ABV 11.5 RS 1.5

Indulge in the sensory richness of Buddy D’s ZinGioVe, a captivating red blend marrying Sangiovese and Zinfandel. Revel in its vivacious personality, marked by a bright acidity that harmonizes seamlessly with the symphony of red fruit and pepper notes. This exquisite creation finds its culinary soulmate in the world of Italian dishes, creating a perfect union of flavors for a truly elevated experience. ABV 14.09

John Matthews

John Matthews has been in law enforcement for nearly four decades and served as a law enforcement analyst for both CNN and FOX News with multiple appearances on Good Morning America. He has published a half-dozen books and been honored for his writing by the Texas Press Association. He is the co-author of The Eyeball Killer, a true crime Book of the Month published by Pinnacle Books and Doubleday. John has been featured on shows including HBO Autopsy, People Magazine Investigates, Evil I, Very Bad Men, Born to Kill, Murder by the Numbers, Mark of a Killer and World’s Most Evil Killers. His book is currently being developed into a feature film called the Eyes of Jefferson and John is serving as Executive Producer.

Price includes one glass of wine.

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Sonoita Vineyards
290 Elgin Canelo RD
Elgin, AZ 85611-8001 United States
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